A Maine author spent two decades interviewing more than 100 people. His new book explores how Wall Street greed, not just globalization, killed paper mill jobs.
The $75 million investment would create 300-400 jobs and result in $2.9 million annually in property taxes in Piscataquis County, the least populous and one of the poorest in Maine.
The closure of the border and subsequent loss of business comes at a time when Houlton, which once had twice the population of Woodstock, seems to be diminishing in comparison.
The woman who reported a game warden for groping her said she never doubted what happened to her. But she has wondered if the painful process of pursuing charges was worth the emotional toll it exacted.
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